Tag Archives: Hydrology

New Subcatchment SUDS/LIDS Controls in InfoWorks ICM for version 6.5

In InfoWorks ICM 6.5, new subcatchment SUDS/LID structures were added to the software.  These are based on the LID controls that are available within SWMM (Storm Water Management Model) 5.1.  This allows InfoWorks ICM to model Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems … Continue reading

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Using the Simplified Runoff Model in InfoWorks ICM

One of the drawbacks of the Probability Distributed Model (PDM) model is that many of the parameters are not physically meaningful.  Therefore, it is often used in conjunction with the Simplified Runoff Model (SRM).  Like the PDM the SRM is a total … Continue reading

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Setting up a PDM in InfoWorks ICM

Recently the ability to model runoff using the Probability Distributed Model (PDM) was added to InfoWorks ICM. An earlier blog dealt with the concepts and parameters behind the PDM model. This blog hopes to build on that and show how … Continue reading

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The Probability Distribution Model in Infoworks ICM

In Infoworks ICM version 4.0 the Probability Distributed Model (PDM) has been added as a new runoff volume type choice with runoff surfaces.  The PDM is a general-purpose, lumped conceptual model for continuous rainfall-runoff simulation (Moore, 2007) developed by the … Continue reading

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